KOHAT, August 13: A policeman has shot dead his mother, father and a son in Kohat district.

The police say that Mr Sadiq Rahman of Miangan Colony had gone home from duty station on 12 August when he opened fire on his mother, father and eight-year-old son due to some unknown reason.

The police say the accused escaped from the scene and that the reasons for the triple murder could not be ascertained till now.